News Photographer

Fargo, ND
Depends on Experience
Sep 19, 2020
Job Type
Full Time
WDAY, the number #1 station in Fargo, North Dakota, is looking for full-time Photographer to join our team and work in our multi-platform newsroom.

As a Photographer, you will shoot, edit, and occasionally conduct interviews for TV, social media and radio stories. You will be responsible for setting up and coordinating live-shots on a daily basis. The successful candidate will have exceptional communication and organizational skills. A drone license is a plus. We shoot on JVC cameras, edit on Adobe Premiere, have three live cell units, a drone, and multiple other tools for you to use. A college degree in journalism or a related field is required. The successful candidate must have a clean driving record, be organized and work well under pressure.

WDAY is an Emmy award winning, locally owned and operated station that covers eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. We produce more than 30 hours of local news each week. We have a staff of over 35 journalists working in news, weather and sports. Our newsroom includes spacious work areas for each employee, meeting spaces and a hangout area complete with couches and televisions.

Fargo is the largest city in North Dakota and borders Moorhead, Minnesota. The metro population is over 240,000, including the cities of Fargo and West Fargo in North Dakota and Moorhead and Dilworth in Minnesota. Fargo has a vibrant downtown with many activities and events geared towards young professionals. The community hosts many major concerts, sporting, and community events throughout the year. There are a variety of styles of apartments to choose from, including several new apartment buildings in several new neighborhoods. The communities have plenty of options for shopping; from local specialty shops to major retailers.

About the Organization
At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.

Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.

Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives for all employees. Additional perks for full-time positions include comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.

Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.

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